Training Opportunity

Acting Summer School for ages 16-17

This two-week course offers an inspirational insight into contemporary and classical actor training for actors aged 16-17.

Throughout the two weeks, you will work with a mix of Guildhall tutors and graduates, as well as leading practitioners and teachers from the industry. Each day will introduce you to a multitude of new skills, from voice to screen acting, movement and audition technique.

Who is the course for?

Anyone aged 16-17 with a passion for acting and theatre and/or might be considering auditioning for drama school.

What can I expect?

You will work with a dedicated course director on scenes and monologues. The course will follow a split day structure, with half of the day spent exploring a range of craft training, and the other half in project rehearsals. You will work in a group of up to 16 participants.

You can expect to:

Apply fundamental acting skills, such as a character’s objectives in a scene or speech

Learn about screen acting, self-taping, voice and movement

Increase your knowledge of verse speaking and iambic pentameter

Extract themes from a play through text analysis and learn about the importance of a scene partner

Explore the importance of ensemble through contemporary plays

Decode and demystify Shakespeare

Learn to devise, write, and create your own content, and how to deliver this through a number of mediums

Participation Bursaries are available for Care Leavers for this course. (Please note the application deadline for participation bursaries is 12 June 2023.)

Spaces are limited so early booking is encouraged.

Bookings will close at 5pm on Sunday 9 July 2023 or when the course reaches full capacity